It is a very stunning island of the Cyclades with crystal blue waters and an amazing, relaxing atmosphere. Holidays in Amorgos are ideal for travelers of all ages, couples, families or large groups, as there are various things to do and see. The Amorgos island is easily accessible by ferry from both the mainland and the Aegean islands with many frequent ferry routes. Keep reading in order to find more information on how to get to Amorgos.
Ferry or Flight to Amorgos?
The only way to reach Amorgos is by ferry as the island doesn’t have an airport. Don’t worry though, traveling by ferry can be quite fun! Ferry travel is more comfortable as you can stroll around and breathe fresh air at the deck. Furthermore, you can bring your car to the island and easily explore every beach and village of Amorgos. Keep in mind that the ferry is probably safer during the current COVID-19 era as you can sit on the open-air deck, from a safer distance.
Note: Ferry traveling is also more eco-friendly! You can find more information on sustainable ferry travel in our relevant article.
Stunning blue sea near Katapola, Amorgos
How to get to Amorgos from Athens
Amorgos has 2 ports: one in Katapola and one in Aegiali. Both ports are connected by ferry with the port of Piraeus in Athens. Specifically:
Ferry from Athens to Amorgos
Piraeus - Amorgos by ferry: You can find 5 to 6 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus in Athens to both ports of Amorgos. This ferry connection is served by Blue Star Ferries and Seajets with conventional and high-speed ferries. Getting to Amorgos island by ferry can take 5.5 to 9.5 hours, based on the port of arrival and the vessel type. The average Piraeus to Amorgos ferry ticket costs around €27 for a conventional ferry and around €70 for speedboats.
Tip: Check all up-to-date Greek ferry Covid-19 regulations, to get ready for your trip.
Flight from Athens to Amorgos
There are no flights from Athens to Amorgos as the island doesn’t have an airport. If you wish to fly to an island near Amorgos, the best option is Naxos and then take the ferry to Katapola or Aegiali.
Traditional taverna in Aegiali, Amorgos
How to get from Santorini to Amorgos
Ferry crossings between Santorini and Amorgos operate seasonally, mainly from May to October. During this period, there are 1-2 daily ferry routes from Athinios port to the port of Katapola, served by Small Cyclades Lines and Seajets. The trip with the ferry Santorini - Amorgos can take 1 hour and 15 min to 5 hours, as there are conventional and high-speed vessels. Finally, the Santorini - Amorgos ferry price ranges from approximately €11 to €60.
How to get from Naxos to Amorgos
Getting from Naxos to Amorgos by ferry is easy all year round. There are multiple ferry routes that connect these islands, and their number can reach up to 10 during the summer. The ferry companies that usually serve this connection are mall Cyclades Lines, Blue Star Ferries, and Seajets with both conventional ferries and speedboats. The duration of the ferry trip Naxos - Amorgos is 1.5 to 4 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket for a deck seat is €11 - €36.
How to get to Amorgos from Folegandros
These are 2 of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades and are connected to each other with daily ferry routes during the summer. You can find a high-speed ferry from Folegandros to Amorgos usually at noon, served by the ferry company Seajets. The duration of the Folegandros - Amorgos journey is around 2.5 hours and a simple ferry ticket costs approximately €70.
Stroll around the traditional alleys in Katapola, Amorgos
Getting to Amorgos from other islands
Islands near Amorgos belong to the Small Cyclades and are connected to both of its ports with daily ferry crossings. Check our Map of Ferries and easily plan island hopping to Amorgos from Donoussa, Koufonisia, Schinoussa or Iraklia.
Traveling to Amorgos from abroad
There are no flights to Amorgos and the only way of reaching it from abroad is by traveling to Athens and then catching a ferry to the port of Katapola or the port of Aegiali.
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